Open an Trading & Demat Account in 15 mins with Axis Direct

Open an Axis Direct Trading & Demat Account in 15 mins*

35 lakh+ happy customers. Invest in Equity, Mutual Funds, IPOs, Futures & Option, Bonds, Currency, Commodities etc

One Stop investment platform
Option Trading @ ₹ 20 per Order*
Buy Stocks now & Pay later with E-Margin
Open Demat & Trading Account!

Why Open an Axis Direct Trading & Demat Account?

Stock Ideas from experienced research team
An experienced Research team having 17 years of experience. 25+ research analyst coverage on over 110+ companies across the Indian sector.
35 lakh + customers
Backed by the Axis Group & trusted by 35 lakh customers.
Number of branches / presence
44 branches across the country and 280+ business partners.
Fast trading technology
Scans over 25,000 stock market instruments in real-time to identify unique investment opportunities for you with 99.99% uptime.
Invest in curated basket of stocks / ETFs
Using Smallcase, you can invest in stock or ETF baskets that are curated by market experts, which are theme based and give investors greater control. No upfront fees / No management fees.
SmartEdge Plus
Well-diversified and research backed stock ideas, tailor-made for potential smarter return. SmartEdge Plus premium investment theme has generated 82.6% return in last 1 year v/s benchmark giving 59.3%. (Return data as on 30th Sep'21).
Prime research services. Saving your valuable time by helping in your long-term investments with hand-picked stock ideas through dedicated equity research. Contra Strategy has generated 127.05% returns since inception VS Benchmark 83.2% and Growth strategy has generated 95.16% returns VS Benchmark 83.2% (NT: Basket Creation date: 15th June 2020. Return Data as on 30th Sep 2021).
RING Academy
Free mentoring on the stock market for you. Get conceptual training on weekends and live trading sessions during market hours. Sharpen your investment skills, free of cost!
One stop investment platform
Equity, Mutual Funds, Insurance, IPOs, Corporate Fixed Deposits, Futures & Options, Currency, Commodities etc. all under one platform. Helping you build your investments through diversification.
Invest in US Market
Global investing through our Vested Global Investment Platform!
NRI assistance
Specialized products for NRI with a dedicated assistance team, clubbed with Axis bank offerings
Bond investments made easy!
Mutual Funds
Invest in Mutual Funds
Axis Research backed Investment ideas
Axis Direct research suggested stock baskets.
Invest in the latest IPOs through Axis direct. Do not miss out on market opportunities and invest in the latest IPOs through Axis Direct.
Weekly webinars for both; day traders as well as long term investors, to help stay up-to-date with the market.
Axis Alpha
Research backed Investment ideas for short term investing.
Options @ Rs. 20
Trade in options at Rs. 20/order*. Additionally, get 1st month brokerage free trades!
Buy now and pay later
Don’t let paucity of funds stop you from investing. Trade using our e-margin facility.
Up to 4 times Margin Funding
Buy stocks today and get 365 days to hold positions with up to 4 times exposure under e-margin (MTF) with interest rates as low as 18% P.A.

3 Easy steps to begin your investment journey

Join us

Join us now & avail up to T+1 month free trading in Equity Index Options and Equity Stock Options* (T month = month of account opening)

Online account opening

Online account opening takes less than 15 minutes^, if all required details available

Fund your account

Transfer funds to your account and start trading

^Account would be opened after all the procedures relating to IPV and client due diligence is completed

Frequently ask questions? (FAQs)

What is a Trading account? / What is a Demat Account?chevron_right
A trading account is where one can buy or sell shares in a stock market. It is linked with a demat account and bank account of an investor. The shares get credited in the the demat account on settlement day and the buy transaction valuegets deducted from the bank account. Each trading account has a unique trading ID which is utilised to perform online transactions. A Demat Account or Dematerialised Account provides the facility of holding shares in an electronic format. Shares are held in a Demat Account, thus, facilitating easy trade for the users. A Demat Account holds the investments an individual makes in shares, securities, exchange-traded funds, bonds and mutual funds in one place.
What is the difference between a Demat & Trading Account?chevron_right
The difference between a Demat and Trading account is that a Demat account holds shares and securities in the Digital Mode, while a trading account provides the interface to buy and sell shares in the stock market. Despite the different roles they play, a Demat and Trading Account work together to make online trading possible.
What documents are needed to open an Axis Direct Trading & Demat Account?chevron_right

Here’s a list of documents that are required to open a trading account –

  1. Identity proof - PAN card
  2. Signature on a white paper
  3. Live Photo
  4. Personalized Cancelled Cheque
  5. Address proof (Voter ID card, Passport, Aadhaar card or Driving License)
  6. Income proof – Activation of any Derivatives
  7. (Any one: copy of ITR, net worth certificate, salary proof, Annual accounts, Demat Account Holding statement) - *Last 6 months
  8. Email Id, Mobile number, Aadhar card
*Note:- Only Individual Accounts can be opened digitally. For Non Individual category, please apply through Physical Form.

What are the features of an Axis Direct Demat & Trading Account?chevron_right


Basic* - NSDL (without POA)

Limited* - CSDL/NSDL (without POA)

Standard with POA

Intraday Buying & Selling

Delivery Buying

Delivery Selling 



Trading Channels(Mobile, Web, Dealers, CNT, Terminal)

Mobile, Swift Trade



Exposure against Collateral



Investment in Mutual Funds (Demat)



Trading in Commodities



ASBA (IPO/NCD/Rights Issue)



SmartEDGE: curated Basket of stocks



3-in-1 accounts (Funds)

Net Banking

Net Banking



What are the charges to open an Axis Direct Trading & Demat Account?chevron_right

3-in-1 account opening charges are Rs.999/- (Offline), Rs.499/- (Digital)

Other Plans available - Rs.5555/- and Rs.1499/- with complementary turnover.

Zero Demat AMC charge for 1st year (Only for Axis Bank Account holders). Thereafter, Rs. 750/- per annum.


*Terms and Conditions apply. The offer of Rs 20/- brokerage per order is applicable on all Equity Index and Equity Stock Options trades executed online through either Mobile App or Website or Exe Platforms. All Trades executed offline through Dealing Desk, Call & Trade desk or squared off by Risk Team will be charged at Rs 20 per lot. Up to T+1 month unlimited brokerage free Options trade proposition - Brokerage will be charged as per existing tariff plan and brokerage refund as per eligibility will be credited/reversed by C+1 month (C being the trade month). GST and other statutory taxes collected will not be refunded. The offer cannot be clubbed with any other offer and if you have received multiple offers from Axis Direct, the brokerage reversal from all the offers will be limited to the actual brokerage generated during the offer period. The above Offer is not applicable for NRIs. Offer is applicable for all new Axis Direct Demat and Trading accounts opened wef July 03, 2021. ^Account would be opened after all the procedures relating to IPV and client due diligence is completed.

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